DHOLPUR RED SANDSTONE
Dholpur Red Sandstone is the finest red color Dholpur stone that is quarried in Dholpur district of Rajasthan. Due to its rugged, beautiful and flawless designs, it is worldwide accepted building stone. It can be used for the external and internal applications, especially in the construction of monuments and buildings. The best example of this sandstone is Agra Fort and Delhi Fort. Du toe its soft nature, Dholpur Red has been used from centuries and several historical monuments and buildings have been constructed using this dholpur stone.
This dholpur stone comes in Red or pale sandy fawn color or light brown color with darker tonal variation. It has minor purple color veins on its surface that gives an attractive and eye-catchy look when they are wet.
For the reason that of having good mechanical strength and durability, it is a widely used for internal and external flooring, roofing, cladding, landscaping of buildings, fireplaces, stonewalls, pillars, paving, circle patios, cobbles & setts, cornerstone, window sills, coping, steps, etc. Also, it is resistant to weather, saline water resistant, and long-lasting stone.
|Name of Stone||Dholpur Red Sandstone|
|Also known as||Agra Red Sandstone|
|Sizes Available||Tiles, Cut to sizes|
|Finishing||Natural, Sawn, Shot blast, Sandblast, Honed, Brushed|
Slabs of Dholpur Red Sandstone
Slabs of this red color sandstone are available with us in following sizes :
- Big Slabs – 120 cm up x 160 cm up
- Small Slabs – 60 cm up x 160 cm up
Tiles and cut sizes are available with us in following sizes :
- 1′ x 1′ x 15 mm to 45 mm
- 2′ x 1′ x 15 mm to 45 mm
- 400 x 400 x 15 mm to 45 mm
- 600 x 300 x 15 mm to 45 mm
- 600 x 600 x 15 mm to 45 mm
Uses of Dholpur Red Sandstone
Dholpur Red Sandstone is mainly used for outdoor flooring, wall cladding and making stone articles and statues. This sandstone is quarried near Dholpur Beige Sandstone and Dholpur Chocolate Sandstone. The famous Red Fort of Agra and New Delhi are completely made of Dholpur Red Sandstone. This is a very durable and strong sandstone. The lightweight of the material makes it highly recommended for wall cladding. The Natural Surface is used for wall cladding mainly. The sawn finishing is used for making outdoor flooring. Many important and historical buildings are made from Dholpur Red.